This show is made possible by the generous support of underwriters and viewers.


Episode 3:
Michigan on the Move
Episode 4:
Michigan Places
Episode 5:
Land Banks Renewing Michigan

Genesee County Land Bank
Berrien County Land Bank
Kalamazoo County Land Bank
Grand Traverse County Land Bank
Episode 7:
Michigan $aves

Episode 8:
Sustainable State

Episode 9:

Wayne State University Center for Urban Studies

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